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Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm CST
-5 in. of snow and the city. >> it looked like it was favoring the northern suburbs. these numbers are not carved in stone. the roads are going to go to nice pretty fast. that is why this may be a little more trying than some other storms. time for today's trivia. on this day in 1935, the first 100-thousand-dollar bills were first printed. which u.s. president did they feature? a. woodrow wilson b. grover cleveland c. james madison the answer still to come this midday! [ female announcer ] over every holiday season your mouth has been sipping, snacking, yellowing. nutcracking, gift stacking yellowing. mistletoe'ing, ho ho ho'ing yellowing. and every holiday season, your teeth have been yellowing. fact is if you're not whitening, you're yellowing. crest 3d white whitestrips remove over 10 years of stains, and whiten 25 times better than a leading whitening toothpaste. crest. life opens up when you do. in a hurry? try 2 hour express whitestrips just in time for a white holiday. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season,
CW
Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm CST
program to other major cities across the united states. next why the u.s. closed its embassy in central africa and told americans there to evacuate. also ahead this midday. the search for more answers after the school shooting in newtown connecticut. scientists look into what could have motivated the gunman. and, for the second time in a month a person is pushed to their death in front of a new york subway. he is scheduled to make a formal announcement at some point tomorrow. the earlier this month he was arrested at the airport when security inspectors found a gun on his carry-on bag. he claimed he used the gun at his other job with a security company and forgot he packed it. the american embassy in the central african republic is temporarily closed, and american citizens are being told to evacuate the country. rebel forces in the central african republic have seized territory, and are now advancing upon the capital city of bangui. and the state department fears another violent struggle for power. the country's president is pleading with foreign leaders to help him fend off the rebels.
CW
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm CST
. even though we will miss the snowstorm. the way it looks now in the city it will be an interesting day with perhaps i'll see ramifications if the temperatures drop later on. hello, i'm alex trebek. for over 10 years now, i've been representing the colonial penn life insurance company and i'm here today to talk with some of their insurance representatives about their guaranteed acceptance life insurance. that was a really good point. hi, alex. hi, everyone. i thought it'd be interesting to hear from you what your customers say are some of the things they like best about colonial penn's whole life insurance. who's gonna start? well, it's guaranteed acceptance for people over age 50. they don't have to take a physical or answer any health questions. and it gives them peace of mind knowing that their family has some insurance to help cover funeral costs. and other final expenses. great point, and that's something everybody needs to plan for, especially in this economy. it costs just $9.95 a month per unit. it's an affordable way to provide protection for loved ones. yes, and that rate
CW
Dec 23, 2012 9:00pm CST
donations year-round. a calumet city church did its part to bring the holiday spirit to those who could use a little boost. saint andrew the apostle hosted a free christmas dinner this afternoon. it was open to anyone in need. volunteers from the church helped set everything up after sunday mass and served dozens of people who stopped by for a hot meal and a little christmas cheer. >> another week on top... the hobbit: an unexpected journey snagged first place at the weekend box office. it pulled in another $36 million. here are some of the weekend's other box office winners... break [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only o
CW
Dec 22, 2012 9:30pm CST
filephil... >> it is one of the city's morgue a unique holiday trae unique holiday traditions... >> police went into action after spotting a runaway car to excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just click away with our free mobile app. this season, give craftsman tools and give the gifts that keep on giving. craftsman. guys' favorites guaranteed. find it at sears. try this. it's oikos greek yogurt. it's creamy, nonfat, and it turns the next person you see into john stamos for five seconds. honey! i think i'm getting burned! heh! eat. ♪ ♪ tastes pretty good, huh? ♪ ♪ best yogurt ever. yeah! [ men grunting ] open! [ male announcer ] dannon oikos berry flavors beat chobani 2 to 1 in a national tast
CW
Dec 8, 2012 9:30pm CST
friday, for more public charter schools were approved for the city. at the same time, closing neighborhood schools run by the district. there is also the possibility of a chartered network sharing space with an under enrolled school. >> we have to be open to considering other options. the quirks charter schools are privately run but they take public money. >> we all need to be working together. we all want to the same thing. we cannot keep kids trapped in the system. >> across town on the west side hundreds of others gathered to talk about reinforcing public schools and said of enhancing the charters. >> i hope they will begin to see a having one-third of the system run by charterers is really not a good model for public schools. if we go down that road, the public will lose favor. what is a viable and what is public institutions are about. >> on allowing public schools, they want to aggravate the responsibility in terms of educating children. they view it as another way to grab money and not be concerned with the education of our children. >> it is i debated that will continu
CW
Dec 18, 2012 9:00pm CST
city, new york still without heat and power weeks after the storm. we need help desperately. desperately. there are american soldiers repurchased. wii purposerepurposed. fults i couldn't imagine that network of brotherhood reaching as far as it does to meet people from as far as the west coast and everywhere in between to want to help us for what they know us to be it touches the heart deep to the court. from the storm damage that is pretty obvious what is less easy to discern is how much of this relief operation is doing to help some of the volunteers. i'm just a person who has memories that most people wouldn't want to have. diagnosed with p t s d after coming home from iraq a, an issue with terrifying implications.a common issue. when william told me that i assumed he was mistaken. the number sounded impossibly high. it wasn't. in fact our veterans are killing themselves at a rate of one every 80 minutes, 18 de 6500 a year.18 per day and 6500 per year last year one was an ex-marine who had been diagnosed with pt sd that seemed to be improving until march of 2011 when he t
CW
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm CST
avoid a massive-meltdown of the city's transit systems. for the past 3 years, lance lipinsky has been wowing audiences with the role of jerry lee lewis in the hit tony award winning musical million dollar quartet. tonight you can catch him in his first chicago performance with his new band "the lovers." c-t-a, metra and pace ridership is up, but several key improvement projects remain on hold due to insufficient funding. this- according to a new transit study being released today by depaul university. wgn's marcella raymond is live at depaul university with details. marcella? nearly two-thirds of all people who work downtown get there by train or bus. writer ship is definitely up. the study covers the three. $2 billion a year is needed to keep the system viable. it would have a negative impact on chicagos global identity. this system is old and unreliable. >> we cease lauzon is cropping up again. the electrical systems are a constant problem for the system. they cannot be fixed with patchwork solutions. they have to keep a longer-term view of the ability of the state of illinois
CW
Dec 9, 2012 9:00pm CST
wearing a t- shirt with the chicago fire department's logo as well as engine company numbers but city records show nobody with his name is employed by the fire department. in addition cars were ruins and a nearby doctor's office sustained fire and electrical damage >> police arrested a man at a bar early this morning after he allegedly stabbed another man in the bathroom. the victim said his attacker jumped out of a sterile waving a broken beer bottle and slashing his neck. a third man entered the room and helped hold the attacker until police arrived. the victim was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released. the 23 year-old was arrested >> former university of illinois football standout posted half a million dollars bond tonight and was released from an irving texas jail. the current dallas cowboys defensive lineman is charged with manslaughter in the death of his teammate and friend. police say he was driving drunk when he crashed his car early saturday morning. today he issued a statement from behind bars expressing grief and sorrow over the crash. if convicted he cou
CW
Dec 6, 2012 9:00pm CST
rolling in the case of a former police officer who be a bartender on video and why the city once that code of silence judgment erased. and those cheerleaders' tons may be crowd pleasers but tonight new concerns as the number of injuries increase also back on kate middleton emerges from the hospital bed after acute morning sickness. it's about to get much much colder after today. that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen®. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes and is not recommended to treat diabetic ketoacidosis. do not use levemir® if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. the most common side effect is low blood sugar which may cause sym
CW
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm CST
maritme tradition that was adopted by new york city more than a century ago. just ahead the best times of the year to buy certain home necessities. and, still to come this midday we'll tell you which airline is considered to have the rudest employees. on track for its lowest decade of growth since the great depression. plan the economy for that. at the current pace the nation's population will grow just 7%. the influx of immigrants has been on the decline since the 2007-2009 recession. you just have to know what to buy and when. i'm going to break this down for you. january is the best time of year to pick up linden, if you need to upgrade your appliance, jim and is your best bet. after thejune is your best bet. eject see if their employees have an attitude problem. they asked 1000 people which airline had the rudest employees. american airlines topped the list with 25 percent criticizing the banners of the workers there. united airlines was second. speaking of that i'm sick of saying it. the word fiscal cliff topped its list of words to be banished in 2013. each year the university co
CW
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm CST
by mayor emanuel. another name has surfaced in the city of chicago's controversial new janitorial contract at o'hare airport. paul fosco is a vice president for the company that runs "united maintenance." 25 years ago, fosco went to prison for racketeering, in a scheme to defraud the laborers union, run by his father. >> the allegation at the time during the prosecution was that organized crime was connected to this scheme to or the conspiracy to pay bribes. >> this city of chicago should be concerned ... working at this countrycompany. a spokesman for united maintenance says, paul fosco has been a good employee since richard simon bought the company three years ago. the company says it has no mob connections. and mayor emanuel says the company earned the o'hare maintenance contract fairly, and it'll be punished if it does anything illegal. an online auction begins today on items owned by the woman accused of stealing millions of dollars from the small town of dixon, illinois. here's a look at some of the while serving as dixon's comptroller. in additon to high-end furniture, crun
CW
Dec 29, 2012 9:30pm CST
us have come not to do not normally protest because nobody is safe in the city anymore. >> the woman died of severe internal and brain injuries. six people including a minor and of the server work arrested and are charged now with murder pierre >> it is a couple of days before we reach the freezing mark. >> we have a cold snap on tap. >> a cold snap just in time for new year's eve? what it feels like a snow -- like a cold snap arrived today. the ft noon high was only 28 degrees. we're down to 23 degrees with it -- with a wind out of the west at 15 m.p.h. and we did get some snow this morning, not much to really matter. it brings the total for the month to just nine tenths of an inch or a little below 1 inch. 28 degrees was the high today. the official high was up to 32 degrees. we have now fallen back to 23 degrees at o'hare. the big story is the wind. the win currently at 10 m.p.h. to 20 m.p.h. that has windshield values very cold. northern indiana has its own problems. but look at this. the colder settling on the gulf coast. that is a hard freeze warning in effect from west georgia
CW
Dec 5, 2012 9:00pm CST
best people in the most difficult places. like the city's ninth district neighborhoods like in maryville bridgeport now both have the largest increase in shootings during 2012 residents there need help desperately so superintendent gary mccarthy went from tv station to a tv station today and he said he believes it starts with leadership and hopes it will work because overall crime may be down by 30 percent in chicago but homicides are up. he recently ran the department's gang investigation division and recently he got the task of tackling the ninth 27 years of experience he is focusing on 12 ginks' specifically he is going back to the basics in t is excited about it. >> i plan to utilize the context i have made with different federal entities and i have some friends over there in organized crime and i plan to try to tap into anything we can to pass this down and to make a safer place homicides have been on the rise all year. the future will be handled it differently from here on out. the police are going to treat to gain funerals as a gang of bandits. we have more officers per
CW
Dec 30, 2012 9:00pm CST
in an alley on the city's far south side this morning. he was found around 1130. the medical examiner's office said the victim was a number than 20 years old was apparently shot to death. the confirmed he was from chicago they're not releasing his name until his family has been notified >> if you're going out to celebrate on new year's eve, the c-t-a will once again be offering you a safe ride home.. for just a penny. this year, the c-t-a is partnering with chicago-based "miller lite" to provide penny rides on buses and trains on new year's eve. they're encouraging chicagoans to plan ahead for a safe ride home from their holiday celebrations. the penny rides begin at 10 p-m tomorrow night.. and continue through 4 a-m on new year's day. a chicago area soldier who's finishing up his second tour in afghanistan was welcomed home today. the warriors watch riders helped welcome 22-year-old army specialist ian lynch this afternoon in northwest suburban palatine. lynch is a graduate of fremd high school. he is a technical explosives detection dog handler with the 4th infantry divisio
CW
Dec 17, 2012 9:00pm CST
to be out here. what they found weeks after the storm is damage that defies the imagination. houses destroyed, cars, kitchens, it's dangerous. so they go to work mucking at sea water soaked dry wall distributing relief supplies not sure where to start helping hurricane battered residents along the new york city coast but they are willing to do what they can. neighbors hope this will go way but it takes time. there are still folks scattered everywhere, house is that will have to be torn the rest of the way down, cars left wherever sandy dumped them when she rolled through a line on a tree shows how high the water rose, about 4 ft.. there is a foot of rockaway beach in this basement. in this one the problem is actually a lot worse the way it would quickly turning into a health issue if it is a torn out right away the elderly residents already without heat and power will be homeless forced out by air quality. water damage on everything mold and dry wall. some of these people lost everything they had here, some of these people lost family members. most of these volunteers are ex militar
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